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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:

Aswan

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, gray wove paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches (7 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Aswan. | 8.30.AM. | 28. Jany. 1867"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(246)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "171" | D. Gallup."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.160
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | camel (mammal) | figures (representations) | hills | landscape | river | river | riverbank | ruins | sky | structures (single built works) | trees | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Aswan | Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5193
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